Dance for a Chicken: The Cajun Mardi Gras
Cajun filmmaker Pat Mire gives us an inside look at the colorful, rural Cajun Mardi Gras. Every year before Lent begins, processions of masked and costumed revelers, often on horseback, go from house to house gathering ingredients for communal gumbos in communities across rural southwest Louisiana. The often-unruly participants in this ancient tradition play as beggars, fools, and thieves as they raid farmsteads and perform in exchange for charity or, in other words, "dance for a chicken."
2011 Nobel Laureates in a round table discussion program, Nobel Minds
See the full version: http://www.nobelprize.org/mediaplayer/index.php?id=1763 In this short excerpt, the 2011 Nobel Laureates in science discuss with program host, Zeinab Badawi from BBC World News, what it's like to be in the limelight. The Laureates joke about comparisons to Brad Pitt.
Is the atom fundamental?
Students are introduced to the idea of classifying atoms into families according to their chemical properties. On this page of a tutorial on particle physics, students discover that these atoms are made out of even smaller particles. Students compare a model of an atom from the year 1900 with a modern view of an atom. Experimentation shows that these atoms have a small, dense nucleus with a positive charge surrounded by a negative cloud of electrons. Students are presented with a riddle asking w
Greenland Shark--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Greenland Shark swimming in its natural habitat. Amongst the world’s largest sharks, the Greenland shark is an elusive species of dogfish that inhabits the icy waters of the Arctic and the northern Atlantic. Also known as the large sleeper shark for its sluggish movements, the body is heavy-set, the spineless dorsal fins are greatly reduced, and the snout is short and rounded. This is a great resource to help
Student Feedback Videos
Student Feedback Videos.
Catholic Mass - 1/29/2012 (Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time)
Duke Catholic Center's Celebration of the Eucharist Fr. Michael Martin, OFM, presiding Fr. Rick Riccioli, OFM, visiting priest, preaching Jordan Differding, assisting in the homily http://catholic.duke.edu Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Service begins @ 9:51 Homily begins @ 27:34 Scripture: First Reading: Deuteronomy 18:15-20 Psalm 95: If Today You Hear God's Voice (89) Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 7:32-35 Gospel: Mark 1:21-28 Hymns (from the the Gather hymnal, ©1994): Processional Hymn:
IDS350 Session 2 Spring 2012
IDS350 Session 2 Spring 2012 Gardens of California Jerry Turney
PMAD Sharroky Hollie
People Make a Difference with Danny Brassell 1/30/12 Guest; Sharroky Hollie
5th Grade Dance Off
Eva on Writing, Part 1: Introduction
Still I Rise
Stay in the Game
Summer Institute Workshop 7/19/10
Summer Institute Workshop 7/20/10
SHIFT 2: Building Knowledge in the Disciplines
This is an 8 minute video which features a discussion between NYS Commissioner of Education John B. King Jr., David Coleman (contributing author to the Common Core) and Kate Gerson (a Sr. Fellow with the Regents Research Fund) addressing Shift 2 – 6-12: Building Knowledge in the Disciplines. By unpacking Shift 2, the discussion addresses the role of the content area teachers in secondary contexts as well as the benefits of giving literary non-fiction the time it deserves in the secondary E
Duskytail Grouper--An Overview
This very short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Duskytail Grouper. The robust, elongate body of the duskytail grouper is brownish to purplish-grey in color and covered with numerous small, yellow, orange or gold spots. While the dorsal fin and the upper third of the caudal fin are spotted, the lower two thirds of the caudal finare dusky in colour, hence the common name. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help ma
WBAA: Engineering and Social Justice
Dr. Alice Pawley, assistant professor in Purdue University's School of Engineering Education, talks about the book Engineering and Social Justice: In the University and Beyond from Purdue University Press. Pawley contributed to the book and is co-editor with colleagues Dr. Caroline Baillie (University of Western Australia) and Dr. Donna Riley (Smith College). The book is aimed at engineering academics worldwide who are attempting to bring social justice into their work and practice, or who would
Yellowfin Tuna--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of Yellowfin Tuna swimming in their natural environment. Students will enjoy the ocean waves as they watch these amazing creatures jump in the water.The yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) is a fish built for speed and endurance. Its streamlined body is metallic dark blue on the back, blending into yellow or silver on the belly. The belly is patterned with numerous broken lines, and a vivid golden stripe runs along each side o
Comparing Fractions With Unlike Denominators
This video teaches students to compare fractions with unlike denominators. A student demonstrates finding a common denominator in order to compare fractions. The problem is worked on a white board. ( 1:21)